cadarn

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *catarno,[1] from Proto-Celtic *katus (battle). See cad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cadarn (feminine singular cadarn, plural cadarn, equative cadarned, comparative cadarnach, superlative cadarnaf)

  1. strong, powerful
    Synonyms: grymus, cryf, nerthol
  2. firm, fast
    Synonyms: sefydlog, diysgog

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cadarn gadarn nghadarn chadarn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-) , “cadarn”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies